The discussion was chaired by Luis Garcia Montero, Director of the Cervantes Institute, and moderated by Marina Nunes, Undersecretary for Cultural Development of the Secretariat and member of the Chabuldeb Conference.
Mondiacult 2022, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and co-hosted by Mexico, will be held in Mexico City from September 28-30.
Garcia is also a professor of Spanish literature at the University of Montero Granada, and is a gifted poet, storyteller and columnist who has received numerous international awards for his literary work.
The professor called for supporting poetry, with a global commitment to the salvation of the world and a historic alliance with mother tongues, and, in this sense, to dedicate everything to profound truths.
Although poetry does not solve social problems, he recognizes that there are others that evoke reflection, for example, the severity of technological progress and the loss of a sense of belonging that separates humanity . Others ..
It is said that poetry requires the need for a dialogue between reason and emotion.
In the case of Mexico’s visit to Montiacald for 2022, it is developing a comprehensive plan of forums and international meetings under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and related organizations with the aim of coordinating the different voices that promote debates such as “save poetry”. , Save the world,” explained Nunes, the second in the cycle.
Mondiacult 2022, he said, will take place within the framework of the 40th anniversary of the first such World Conference held in Mexico City in 1982 and will have the common goal of reflecting cultural principles in the current context.
These include the adaptation of the cultural sector to digital transformation, the contribution of culture to social and economic development and climate change, and the cross-cutting function of culture to facilitate regression, well-being and prosperity.
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